Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : nginx vulnerability (USN-2351-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

Antoine Delignat-Lavaud and Karthikeyan Bhargavan discovered that
nginx incorrectly reused cached SSL sessions. An attacker could
possibly use this issue in certain configurations to obtain access to
information from a different virtual host.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77808 ()

Bugtraq ID: 70025

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3616

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